Currently each tag only has one question (and neither tag has a wiki summary).

For the question was Would wearing heavy clothing be enough to solve the health effects of reduced gravity on other planets?.

For the question was What medical conditions can impede someone from going into space?.

would presumably be concerned with behavior, diet, and environment, typically over longer time spans. (Also would psychological health fit under ? There is one question.)

would seem to be more concerned with medical treatment and (as in the sole existing question) interactions of medical conditions with space travel. (Medical research questions may or may not be on-topic.)

Someone with a clue should write wiki summaries that would help distinguish these two related tags. (I am assuming that they are not so closely related as to be synonyms.)

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    $\begingroup$ This was never explicitly resolved. We still have health, medical, and psychology. Health and medical seem to remain mostly distinct, so I'm not sure that's an issue. Psychology seems a reasonable tag to me but currently has no tag excerpt and probably needs one. $\endgroup$
    – called2voyage Mod
    Aug 12 '19 at 17:09

I would say that only should be the only one used. For questions about medical treatment, should probably be used.

For questions tagged with , we could probably change it to

  • $\begingroup$ I agree with the distinction you make here. General health is definitely distinct from medical/medical-treatment since the latter might also include emergency situations. $\endgroup$
    – Gwen
    Jul 17 '13 at 2:51
  • $\begingroup$ So what kinds of questions should be tagged 'medical'? The current example question does not seem to concern treatment (except prohibiting going into space). Also the line between "prescribed diet" ('health'?) and prescription medication ('medical-treatment') may be somewhat gray. $\endgroup$ Jul 17 '13 at 11:38

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